Located along the recently expanded Interstate 14 and in the midst of the Texas Triangle, Copperas Cove has become a preferred location for distribution, back office, light manufacturing, and retail operations. Our strategic location to Austin makes an ideal location for expanding tech companies and supply chain opportunities.

Copperas Cove

Air Travel

Copperas Cove air service is served by the Killeen Regional Airport, located approximately 10 miles east of our community. This joint military and civilian facility boasts a 60,000 square foot terminal complementing its 10,000-foot runway, capable of accommodating a wide array of aircraft, including Air Force One. 

Additionally, Skylark Field, located 15 miles from Copperas Cove, serves as the preferred airport for corporate executives and private pilots visiting the Central Texas area. It offers various amenities including rental hangars and garages for private planes. 

Regional Airports (Driving Distance/Time)

  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport - 83 miles / 1 hr. 20 mins

  • Dallas Fort Worth International Airport - 179 miles / 2 hrs. 40 mins.

  • San Antonio International Airport - 133 miles / 2 hrs. 23 mins.

Copperas Cove


Transportation from Copperas Cove is easily accessible via Interstate 14. This section of the Central Texas Corridor connects Copperas Cove to Interstate 35 approximately 25 miles east of the city, connecting to major hubs such as Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and beyond.  

Proximity to Major Cities (Driving Distance/Time)

  • Austin - 81 miles / 1 hr. 30 mins.

  • Dallas - 163.8 miles / 2 hrs. 24 mins.

  • Fort Worth - 158 miles / 2 hrs. 20 mins.

  • Houston - 200 miles / 3 hrs. 16 mins.

  • San Antonio - 147 miles / 2hrs. 30 mins.

  • Temple - 36 miles / 36 mins.

  • Waco - 71 miles / 70 mins.


Copperas Cove is located on the main line of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Network. Amtrack and Union Pacific operate rail line nearby in Temple. This provides comprehensive transportation connectivity in the region.

Public Transportation

Hill Country Transit District (HCTD) operates The HOP, a regional public transit system serving a nine-county area. The HOP covers over 9,000 square miles. The system continues to experience significant growth and consists of three divisions: Rural Division (9 Counties), Killeen Urban Division (Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, and Killeen), and Temple Urban Division (Belton and Temple).